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Janda Family smiles down at a sleeping baby Ella.

Overwhelmed and Grateful: Meet the Janda Family

The Jandas stayed with RMHC-CTX for two months while Ella gained strength, not only eliminating the travel time but providing a close restful place for Sarah and Jacob to gather strength themselves; a necessary “Us time” for the new parents. #keepingfamliesclose

Nicholas smiles wide and holds his stuffed teddy bear at the Ronald McDonald House.

“The Ronald McDonald House is just a big relief.”

“The first time it hurts. The second time it hurts twice as much. I learned to be stronger than what I was, especially for my son. Nicholas keeps going and...
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Lily Cubbage is smiling off camera being held by her mom.

“The Ronald McDonald Family Room was an escape for me” – The Cubbage Family

“The Ronald McDonald Family Room was an escape for me from the NICU, a place to recharge and be with my older kids while I survived the two weeks while...
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Janak family smiles at the camera from left to right, mom, Ryan and dad.

Meet the Janak Family

“It’s written on the walls somewhere, the Ronald McDonald House has become our ‘home-away-from-home’. I feel at home. As we were going through this, I told my husband, they are...
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Krystal Smith tenderly holds her son Gus while he sleeps on her chest.

You cannot put a price on being close to your child

I knew of the Ronald McDonald House, but I never knew how amazing and wonderful this charity is until I needed it. Because I was right across the street from my child's hospital, I didn’t have to have to sleep in the hospital every night. #KeepingFamiliesClose

The Janda family from left to right, smile and hold their baby girl at Brazos Hall.

Wearing Red Shoes for Families

It was a sea of red shoes at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas’ Red Shoe Luncheon on September 19 at Brazos Hall. From sandals to cowboy boots, 275...
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Fathers for Hope Group stand in a row holding frames honoring their late children.

Finding Comfort, Together by Scott Carden

On our 7th Wedding Anniversary, our world was turned upside down, when our daughter Marie died minutes after an emergency C-section. My wife and I were devastated and could barely...
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Young sisters smile and pose with birthday cake on the left, and older version of one sister as young woman is on the right

A Sister’s Perspective by Lauren Galea

I had no idea what Ronald McDonald House Charities did until 15 years ago when my little sister Morgan, who was 10 at the time, was hospitalized after suffering from...
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Well-Being Wish List Drive with Factory Mattress

Factory Mattress and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Texas believe in keeping families close. For over 30 years, RMHC CTX has brought comfort to families with critically ill or...
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In upper left corner, mom and dad smiling; lower left corner, baby in incubator with hospital monitors and tubes. Whimsical map of lower United States showing distance between Austin and Atlanta

Surrounded by Comfort & Care

The Silliman Family On September 13, 2016, while in Austin, TX on a business trip, my life unexpectedly changed. Far from my Atlanta home, I went into labor at 24...
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